Environment

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April 08, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Earth's glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North America.
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a dead whale lies in the water in Porto Cervo, Sardinia island, Italy.
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April 01, 2019 - 12:02 pm
WWF said plastic is one of the greatest threats to marine life and has killed at least five other whales around the world in the last two years.
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April 01, 2019 - 10:42 am
UPMC Passavant is hosting a shred-a-thon from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
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The Willis Tower in Chicago is partially powered down for Earth Hour on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls for greater awareness and more sparing use of resources, especially fossil fuels that produce carbo
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March 31, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change.
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March 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm
A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.
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Clean water
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March 18, 2019 - 7:03 pm
As the Shell Falcon Pipeline moves into western Pennsylvania, community members are worried what the pipeline construction will do to Pennsylvania’s environment.
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The first so-called “clean construction” project in the city of Pittsburgh will be built in Duck Hollow next to Squirrel Hill.
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February 21, 2019 - 2:41 pm
The first so-called “clean construction” project in the city of Pittsburgh will be built in Duck Hollow next to Squirrel Hill. Mayor Bill Peduto and city officials say contractors will break ground in May on a $2.5 million McFarren Street Bridge over Nine Mile Run.
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February 15, 2019 - 5:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. government is leading an ambitious effort to develop ways to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production. The Energy Department announced a $15-billion,...
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 Japan says it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts
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December 26, 2018 - 10:31 am
Japan announced Wednesday that it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the first time in 30 years
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Residents inspect a house damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia
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December 23, 2018 - 9:27 am
An eruption of one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands is believed to have triggered a tsunami
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